Wonderful hideaway! Absolute beach front bliss!

Bach or holiday home | Mangakuri Beach | #13259

9.1/10 (73 ratings)
  • 9 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok


CREATE LIFE-LONG MEMORIES The iconic holiday at the beach - togs, towel, family and friends, games on the beach and sand angels and sandcastles, balmy evenings, laughter, conversations and good food . . .

This private, beach front family bach offers all this with the beach on the doorstep, and spacious indoor and outdoor areas to relax and enjoy. The "ranch slider" glass doors open to the front and side deck which gets the morning/early afternoon sun and the brick courtyard at the back gets that late afternoon/evening light: BBQ around the stone circle. And the outdoor bath in twilight/moonlight - under the olive tree, gazing out at Fairy Bay - bliss!

Large, comfy sitting room - chairs, divans, bean bags and cushions. Lots of board games, books, radio and CD player, fridge and freezer.

The sea is safe for swimming, okay for fishing (possible to launch a boat), and the reef immediately in front of the bach provides hours of exploring both in rock pools and with mask and snorkel at low tide. The wide, long sandy beach is great for walking and playing games.

And in winter, enjoy that Hawke's Bay clear, crisp weather with crunchy nights snuggled by the fire, and beach-combing and playing under the blue skies by day. And in those raging storms, play board and card games and read books by the fire, adventuring out into the wild once a day, gumbooted and dressed like yetis ... and then the hot bath with a book!

3 COMFORTABLE BEDROOMS (front bedroom double bed, bunk room with bunks and single bed, and back bedroom with a single and a small double bed), 2 divans in the sitting room, and then there's Bella, the wee red caravan with a small double foam mattress bed which is rusting away but everyone loves it (summer use only recommended!).

The kitchen is simple but has a good old oven and range of pots and pans - everything you need to turn out a first class meal! The nearest town is Waipawa, a 40 minute drive, so stock up on food and have enough petrol for a return trip!

Special conditions:

• DISCOUNTS for more than 7 days: please enquire.

Smoking outside only.

Pets may be permitted - talk to us.

Water is an issue in summer - use carefully.

Fireplace - take own firewood.

Leave the cottage as you found it - clean, all rubbish removed, the fridge and freezers turned off with the doors open, doors and windows locked.

Let us know if there are any breakages or problem

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels)



  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Telephone (local calls)

Bed layouts

  • Back bedroom

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Bella caravan

    1 x Double bed

  • Bunk room

    2 x Narrow single bed
    1 x Single bed

  • Front Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (85)

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  • A true Kiwi Bach in the mist idyllic setting

    A true Kiwi Bach in the mist idyllic setting

    Mirabel Brook 100%|5x Apr 2018

  • Beautiful views

    Beautiful views

    ThomasKu1 100%|6x Mar 2018

  • Great location and everything you need in the property , thank you!

    Great location and everything you need in the property , thank you!

    TLG401 100%|6x Mar 2018

  • Just love it here

    Just love it here. Thank you for sharing your house with us.

    SueG9489 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • Another wonderful stay at the Bach

    Another wonderful stay at the Bach

    KateG217 100%|3x Feb 2018

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